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    The Great Dictator (United Artists, 1940). One Sheet (27.25" X 41").
    In dual roles, Charlie Chaplin is Adenoid Hynkel, the dictator of Tomania, and a Jewish barber who so greatly resembles Hynkel that he is mistakenly given the opportunity to give a radio address posing as the leader. This film, obviously a satire on Adolf Hitler, was banned in the Nazi-controlled countries, but Hitler did get a copy and screened it twice. As Hannah, this is Paulette Goddard's second and final starring role in one of her husband's films. This is a wonderful image from one of the most important films made during WWII. The poster has had minimal touchup, and shows left edge wear, a crossfold chip, fold separation, chip in the left border, and a small hole in the "a" of "Dictator." Heritage has not offered a copy of this scarce poster in over five years and it is only the third time we have brought it to auction. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2014
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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